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The Way We Were

In the Sentinel 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago.


January 16, 1913: Currents is the fruit that grows on electric plants. Where were you when the lights went out? A broken tube in the coil of the superheater caused considerable trouble at the power house Tuesday evening necessitated closing down for repairs and with the excepting of the early part of the evening, Wrangell had no electric lights. The broken pipe was repaired next day and the juice was circulating again regularly last night.

January 21, 1938: A special meeting of the city council held Friday night was called by Mayor F.G. Hanford to consider and act upon rebuilding a sectio...

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